Were People Happy For You Once They Found Out You’re Richer Than They Thought?

Being flush financially can come with various risks and benefits, especially when interacting with friends and family.

One person wanted to know if their circumstances were to be expected  and how others handled being wealthy and interacting with people once  they found out.

Even among immediate family, reactions to someone’s wealth can vastly differ.

Split Reactions

A couple of individuals discussed retiring significantly early, in  their 40’s. One shared how, at 50, some of his friends still wonder when  he will get a job.

Early Retirement

Don’t Tell

A few savvy people wondered why anyone would tell anyone else about their financial situation.

Sorry, Not Sorry

An early retiree sounded off about  the perception of well-off people who don’t need to work or those who  retire before the average age of 61.

The Value of Time

One who works on commission tends to discuss finances with friends  and says that comparing their pay to their friends’ can make them sad.

Friendly Faces

Finally, an affluent person shared how their circle of friends changed once they realized how rich he was.

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